Lugarno VIEW Club was formed in 1972.
Currently, the Club sponsors five Smith Family Learning for Life students and is actively involved in fundraising activities to raise donations for The Smith Family programs.
We are always open to new members, so please get in touch today and come and see what it's all about.
- Meeting Day on 3rd Tuesday of the month
- at 11am
- at Lantern Club
Val - 0407 120 777
Keep up to date with what is happening around the clubs.
2022 Lugarno VIEW Club Committee
Left to right: Val Colyer (President); Helen Taylor (Vice President); Madge Doust (Secretary), Edith Chapman (Asst. Secretary) Julie Colman (Asst. Treasurer); Lynn Forrest (Program Officer), Liz Seymour (Program Officer 2) and Elizabeth Terry (ND02 Zone Councillor ) Missing is Ellen Gray (Treasurer)
Full room and tables decorated
Our special birthday cake - made by Jenny Smith and decorated by Lorna Sonnerdale
Making a Difference Award . David Coleman,MP, Jenny Smith (recipient) Val Colyer (president)
Committee members working hard! Ellen Gray, Julie Colman, Liz Seymour, Lorna Sonnerdale
Our lovely oldest member. Vicki Graham (94)
Brigett Davis and Kerin Wood
2022 August - 50th Birthday
Lugarno VIEW Club celebrated their 50th birthday (and The Smith Family 100th birthday) on Tuesday 16th August 2022.
We had 80 guests and our theme was "the 1920's".
Lugarno Committee: [l-r] Ellen Gray, Madge Doust, Julie Colman, Val Colyer (President), Helen Taylor, Edith Chapman, Lynn Forrest, Lorna Sonnerdale, Liz Seymou
Past Presidents of Lugarno VIEW Club - left to right: Pam Collins, Jan Frape, Jenny Smith, Val Colyer, Helen Taylor, Adele Persi
Members receiving their decade pins - left to right. Anna Cooper, Helen Moenting, Pam Collins, Madge Doust, Edith Chapman, Kerin Wood, Leanna McMullen, Liz Terry (ND02 Zone Councillor)
Certificate of Appreciation Presented by David Coleman MP -
left to right. Sonia Fenton, Pam Collins, David Coleman, Val Colyer (President), Anna Cooper, Kerrie Hansell
Above Cheryl Bellizzi and Karen Stacey. Below Marcia Taylor
2022 February Meeting
Members having a good time.
For a Christmas get-together we had an evening at Moore Reserve, Hurstville.
Nibbles and Drinks were enjoyed for a very pleasant evening, chatting and getting into the Christmas spirit, while social distancing.
2020 Christmas Celebrations
An enjoyable evening was had by all, for our Christmas Dinner Meeting.
The Lucky Table is shown above
Our first picnic Covid style - held at Carss Park - it was lovely to have a get-together even if the numbers were small.
Congratulations to Val and Jan; recipients of the 2020 Banks Volunteer of the Year Award. Val was nominated by the Rotary Club or Hurstville, while Jan was nominated by Lugarno Evening VIEW Club.
L-R President Helen, with Zone Councillor Liz, receiving her 20year service pin from Past Zone Councillor Pam.
On 17th August, 2020, we were fortunate to be able to meet for our 48th Birthday with the theme of "Sunny Days are Here Again."
On 6th March 2020, Lugarno Ladies celebrated International Women's Day at Gardens on Forest, Peakhurst with women from Area ND VIEW Clubs and women from other community organisations in the area.
Our Guest Speakers were Imelda Roche and Frances Whiting
Photo above ND IWD Committee with Imedla (centre) and Frances (far right)
Photo L-R: Jill and Karen
International Womens Day
Photo L-R: Pam, Adele and Teena
Photo L-R: Jenny and Kerin
Christmas Festivities 2019
Members and friends joined together for a very festive December Dinner Meeting.
Our entertainer for the night was the delightful Sarah Prestwicke (pictured right) who asked us to joined her in singing Christmas Carols at the end of the night.
Our raffle draw was for lots of lovely Christmas Hampers.
Lugarno Evening VIEW Club's Committee for 2020, with Past Zone Councillor, Pam
Thank you Pam
Thank you presentation from President Helen to Pam for all her help and support during the past four years as our Zone Councillor.
A great few days spent at the Novotel, Twin Waters. We attended the 2 Convention Days, The Beach Party and the Gala Evening, and it was an honour to have our photo taken with Dr. Craig Challen.
Photos below show girls having fun at the 2019 Convention
September Fashion Parade
On 21st September, 2019, we held our Annual Fund Raising Fashion Parade.
Thank you Lynn pictured above, and our three glamorous models, Adele, Maryanne and Madge, pictured below for helping to make the afternoon such a great success.
47th Birthday Celebrations
August 2019 Friendship and Pizza
On 10th August, about 24 members met at Oatley Hotel for a Friendship and Pizza Afternoon; what a great way to get to know newer members to our club.
Fourteen of our members met at the Museum of Sydney for a Guided Tour of "A Convict Colony and Global City", followed by a viewing of the Street Photography Exhibition, finishing the day with lunch before heading home.
2019 July Meeting
At our meeting in July, we held an "Out of the Closet Night" where members brought along their unwanted Clothes, Handbags, Jewellery, etc. to sell to other members - a great way to recycle. We also incorporated a Craft Stall.
What a wonderful Night. After taking in the sights of VIVID, about 20 members and friends adjourned to one of our member's apartment overlooking Sydney Circular Quay for a lovely supper - the view was spectacular.
A Visit to the War Memorial in May 2019
On 22nd May, 15 members and friends, enjoyed a very informative Tour of the War Memorial in Hyde Park Sydney, followed by lunch at the Sydney Museum - a great day was had by all.
Bunnings Craft & Cakes Stall
Lugarno Evening VIEW held a Promotional/Craft Stall and Gourmet Raffle at Bunnings Kingsgrove on Saturday, 25th May. Our members who volunteered to man the stall had a fun day, while promoting our club and the Smith Family's Learning for Life Program.
Please Vote for Gunnedah Evening
Dear friends, hopefully other members will vote for us, we are in the lead so far and have the chance of winning $3000 for our students - Gunnedah Evening VIEW Club has been nominated as a community organisation of note in Greater Bank's Greater New England Community Funding Competition. Please vote as often as you can on the Greater Bank voting page, https://greater.com.au/greaternewengland, to maximise our chances of winning $5,000 in funding from the bank. Visitors to the Greater Bank website may vote once per hour."Read more...
NI01 and NI02 Zone Day
Almost forty members from eight of the thirteen VIEW clubs in Zone NI01/02, attended the Zone Day which was held at Oak Tree in Tamworth. The day commenced with a delicious morning tea catered by Mareen from Tamworth Peel Evening and NA Sally, and the table decorations were made by Bev from Tamworth Peel.Read more...
Centenary Gala Luncheon for NK Area in 2022
A Centenary Gala Luncheon will be held on Saturday 30 July 2022, at the Laurieton United Services Club, 2 Seymour Street, Laurieton commencing at 10.30am.Read more...